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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1072409



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Aug-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184789

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/12/2014

SD 33 NE 4/12


House, 1895, later used as Rediffusion Training School and nursing home. Accrington brick, pebbledashed in the gables with applied timbering, red tile roofs. Rectangular plan, 2 bays x 3 bays. 2½ storeys in eclectic Vernacular Revival style, with steeply pitched and gabled roofs and central belvedere. East elevation, treated as the principal facade, is asymmetrical; 2 flanking roof gables of unequal size and pitch; ground floor has 3 bay-windows, the left in a canted 2-storey bay, the middle rectangular, and the right canted, all with red sandstone window cases; 1st floor is jettied over the bay window on the right and has large segmental-arched window. The re-entrant between 1st floor bays is bridged by a large decorative balcony. Belvedere glazed on all sides, with hipped and swept out roof. Interior: 2-storey open hall in a free Jacobean style, with boarded ceiling, coved, panelled, and painted with floral motifs; Jacobean-style imperial staircase leading to balustraded gallery on 3 sides of the hall. Stairlight window has 4 stained glass panels with figures representing the arts. Ground floor has mural frieze freely painted with portraits, garlands, arcadian landscapes etc., a decorative treatment which is repeated in architraves of doorcases and every panel of doors.

Listing NGR: SD3545739900

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National Grid Reference: SD 35457 39900


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